Today’s Grandparent – Weekly Newsletter
Grandparents have a profound influence on future generations…
At the National Association for Grandparenting, we seek to validate and empower grandparents as they bond with future generations in meaningful ways and leave a lasting positive legacy. Grandparents are important contributors to children and society, and we are here as a clearinghouse of information, bringing top-notch resources and insights to grandparents.
Today’s Grandparent newsletter is full of ideas, advice, and inspiration for grandparents seeking to leave a lasting influence on future generations.
Recent Blog Articles
This Year: Find One More Way to Invest in Your Grandkids
Just as our grandkids are always changing, we all need to adapt and find new ways to invest in them and their future.
Holidays with Grandkids: Keep It Simple
Try to create an atmosphere where grandkids can relax and just have fun. Focus on things that will bring a holiday sparkle to their eyes.
5 Holiday Tips for Connecting with Long-Distance Grandkids
From Kerry Byrne, PhD: Even from a distance, there are numerous ways to engage your grandchildren over the holidays … and beyond.
“Laughing Baby” and Other Gifts NOT to Give Your Grandkids
Lisa Carpenter regrets a gift she gave her daughter one Christmas. As a grandparent, she wants to avoid that with her grandsons. She provides 7 tips.
Notice What’s Unique in Each of Your Grandkids
Insights we gain about our grandkids — their gifts and interests — can lead to a shared activity or connection point with them.
5 Emotions of Grandparents
As a grandparent, you will likely become more affectionate and nurturing than at any other stage of adulthood.
5 Blessings Your Grandkids Need from You
Blessing our grandkids is great for them today, and it might be even better for their future. Here are practical ideas for grandparents.
Grandparents: If Possible, Pay for Piano Lessons
from Jay Payleitner: Support of your grandchildren’s artistic activities should be an ongoing endeavor. Attend every event that you can.
3 Ways to Build Stronger Bonds with Your Grandkids
There are many ways to connect and build that strong bond with your grandkids, and often it’s a unique activity that opens the door.
You Can Be a Lifeline for Your Grandkids
You can be a positive force that restores peace and stability, and that impacts your grandkids in countless positive ways.